Metabolic Health Research Group
The University of Plymouth's Metabolic Health Research Group is working to understand the causes of and improving treatments for obesity, diabetes and comorbidities
Taking the long view on Research Funding
Professor Jonathan Pinkney reflects on the lessons learned through a successful multi-million pound funding bid to NIHR
Tackling obesity needs a combination of magic bullets
Plymouth University news: Obesity conference organiser Professor Jonathan Pinkney explains how the broad spectrum of expertise on show at the conference could hold the key to a multi-faceted solution to obesity.
Unique EarlyBird study set for historic third phase
Plymouth University news: EarlyBird has uniquely followed a group of 300 children from the age of four or five to early adulthood, and its findings could hold the key to understanding how the way we live in childhood may affect our health as adults
Symposium addresses latest thinking on obesity
University of Plymouth news: Entitled New Ideas and Controversies in Obesity, the 15th Plymouth Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Symposium will bring together a stellar panel of experts from research institutions and the NHS across the UK.
The EarlyBird study
Plymouth University: Insulin resistance is thought to underlie the development of type 2 diabetes and the aim of the study was to determine which children became insulin resistant and why.